Markets in Boston, MA

Boston marketsBesides Quincy Market, there are other markets around downtown Boston. There are:

  • historic Haymarket
  • Boston public market: 100 Hanover Street, Boston, MA 02108. Opens from Wednesday to Sunday  8:00am – 8:00pm throughout the year
  • Boston farmers market

Historic Haymarket

Operated by the Haymarket Pushcart Association, this outdoor fruit and vegetable market has been running since 1830.  It’s one of the locals’ favorite market especially when the fresh produce price can be half of the supermarkets’.

Haymarket opens on Friday and Saturday, starting around 6a.m. through 6p.m. though nothing is official.  The vendors open or close their business depending on weather.

Getting there is straightforward, the Haymarket station (MBTA Orange and Green lines) nearby were actually named after the Haymarket Square.

Boston public market

Boston public market emphasizes that they are the only “all local” food market in the United States.  All fresh produce, seafood, meat, dairy product, baked goods and other specialities are all made locally or originates in New England.

Getting there is pretty easy.  It’s near to the Haymarket MBTA station and parking is nearby. If you drive, look for the Haymarket.  It’s close to the Haymarket and the Blackstone Block.

Boston Farmers’ market

Boston farmers’ market is all over the place.  There are about 30 of them in Boston for locals to both get the freshest produce and to get together to exchange tips and ideas of anything. The four below are at the downtown Boston near the Quincy Market.

Boston Public Market at the Greenway

Address: 136 Blackstone Street, Boston, MA 02109.  It’s the plaza along the Greenway
Opening hours: Sun 10am – 4pm,  Wed 11am-6pm

Boston Public Market at Dewey Square

Address: Dewey Square, Boston, MA, 02110.  It’s the plaza across from South Station.
Opening hours: Tue & Thur 11:30am – 6:30pm

Copley Square Farmers Market

Address: 532 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116.
Opening hours: Tue & Fri 11am – 6pm

South End Farmers Market at SoWa

Addrfess: 500 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118.  It’s the parking space off Thayer St.
Opening hours: Sun 10:00am – 4pm


See map for their location:


Quincy Market

Boston Public Market

Boston Public Market at the Greenway

Boston Public Market at Dewey Square

Copley Square Farmers Market

Farmers Market Sowa